A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Ryukyu Islands, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Exact location, longitude 127.7531° East, latitude 26.7643° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 21:13:20 / July 21, 2019 @ 9:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:13:20 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004q7v. Unique identifier: us70004q7v.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Itoman, Tomigusuku, Naha-shi. Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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